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The Turkish military said one of its helicopters crashed at 1300 (1000 GMT) killing two military personnel but did not give a reason for the incident, only saying that an investigation had been launched. Turkey has long fought Kurdish unrest in the southeastern part of the country. "These things will happen, we are in a war". In a statement, the Turkish military said that airstrikes destroyed shelters, hideouts and ammunition depots belonging to the YPG and the Islamic State group, who ...
  • Maldives Crisis: PM Modi, Trump discuss situation over phone call

    Maldives Crisis: PM Modi, Trump discuss situation over phone call

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    India has increased aid to Afghanistan in recent years and promised in 2016 to ship more arms, aggravating fears in Pakistan it will become wedged between two hostile nations. The two leaders also addressed the plight of more than 680,000 Muslim Rohingya who have fled Myanmar since past year to Bangladesh after the Myanmar military cracked down in northern Rakhine State, amid witness reports of killings, looting, and rape, in response to militant attacks on security forces.
  • Congress Will Have a Second Shutdown, Thanks to Rand Paul

    Congress Will Have a Second Shutdown, Thanks to Rand Paul

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    The Senate approved the measure earlier on Friday morning. The bill, crafted by Senate leaders on Wednesday, would not only stave off a government shutdown , but extend the government's debt ceiling until March 2019. "Given that the Senate still has not passed its bipartisan agreement because Senate Republicans are feuding, time is running short for them to keep the government's lights on".
  • Prince William Confirms News About Kate Middleton's Pregnancy

    Prince William Confirms News About Kate Middleton's Pregnancy

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    He said "touched up" pictures were a particular problem, especially for girls. Speaking at the Centrepoint Awards at Kensington Palace, he said: "Our third child is due in April, I'm getting as much sleep as I can". Before I knew it was anxiety I used to tell my nan that I had a bellyache. Seriously, don't. For your mental health, get outside, come away from the screen.
  • Dana White On Brock Lesnar's Possible Return To UFC: 'Anything Is Possible'

    Dana White On Brock Lesnar's Possible Return To UFC: 'Anything Is Possible'

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    Initially, Lesnar had won the bout, but it was later revealed that Lesnar had broken UFC's anti-doping policy, which lead to the decision of the bout between Lesnar and Hunt, to be reversed. You can't tell me any different, you doesn't deserve to be there. And it just goes to show their credibility when they say, 'Oh, Brock Lesnar's coming back.' Oh, so it's all about money.
  • US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District

    US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District

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    The Democratic-Farmer-Labor congressman, who's serving his sixth nonconsecutive term, represents Minnesota's 8th District, home to the Iron Range, where President Donald Trump won by 16 points in 2016. The National Republican Congressional Committee, the House GOP's campaign arm, has designated him as part of its "Young Guns" program for promising recruits.
  • Herdsmen menace: Wike gives Benue displaced persons N200m on

    Herdsmen menace: Wike gives Benue displaced persons N200m on

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    His Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said in a statement that Governor Fayose was accompanied by the Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola, and other officials of Ekiti State. Ortom thanked the government and people of Rivers State for the donation, saying that they have acted as true brothers. Why has Wike not gone to visit victims of killings in Rivers State and donate to their welfare, but chose to travel to distant Benue State to display crass ...
  • SpiceJet plane makes emergency landing after tire burst during takeoff at Chennai

    SpiceJet plane makes emergency landing after tire burst during takeoff at Chennai

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    The crew chose to turn back and landed safety at Chennai . Aircraft landed safely but with another tyre burst on starboard side. A SpiceJet flight from Tuticorin turned to Tirupati, a Jet Airways plane from Delhi and IndiGo flight from Bhubaneswar sent to Bengaluru, and an IndiGo flight from Kochi divertedtoHyderabad were among the diversions.SpiceJetin a statement said: "SpiceJet Chennai-Delhi flight suffered a suspected tyre burst at thetime of takeoff".
  • Colefax Group Plc (CFX) Insider Robert Barker Sells 5000 Shares of Stock

    Colefax Group Plc (CFX) Insider Robert Barker Sells 5000 Shares of Stock

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    Among 2 analysts covering Deltic Timber Corp ( NYSE:DEL ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. As per Saturday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. They expect $0.19 earnings per share, up 46.15% or $0.06 from last year's $0.13 per share. CG's profit will be $130.42 million for 15.63 P/E if the $0.39 EPS becomes a reality.
  • Do hand dryers in public toilets spread bacteria and fungi?

    Do hand dryers in public toilets spread bacteria and fungi?

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    She claims she picked up the stuff from a hand dryer. Yes, three only. DO NOT EVER dry your hands in those things again. Those responding to Ward's post - which was shared more than 544,000 times - were shocked by what they saw. The statement said all Dyson Airblade dryers have high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters that capture bacteria particles from washroom air before it leaves the machine.
  • Human eggs fully grown in lab for first time ever

    Human eggs fully grown in lab for first time ever

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    The major breakthrough could pave the way for a new era of fertility treatments . Women at risk of premature fertility loss might have cause for new hope as researchers reveal that human eggs can be developed in the lab from their earliest stages to maturity.
  • Acne may put you at risk of depression, says research

    Acne may put you at risk of depression, says research

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    The researchers analysed data from The Health Improvement Network (THIN). They found that patients with acne are at increased risk of major depression within the first five years of acne diagnosis, albeit the risk was highest within the first year when patients have 63 percent increased odds of suffering from major depression compared with those without acne.
  • Ask the Care Expert about ... limiting visits during flu season

    Ask the Care Expert about ... limiting visits during flu season

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    This year's flu season has been the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track 13 years ago, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ). "If you were to come down with the flu twice your risk for coming down with something like pneumonia might be increased, so you don't want to take that chance", Hoyen said.
  • Eye Catching Stock: British American Tobacco plc (BTI)

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    Deutsche Bank maintained Shutterstock, Inc. The stock of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Citigroup. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 8 by Investec. British American Tobacco earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. The stock has a market cap of $103,160.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,981.28.
  • Penn State funding remains constant in governor's budget proposal

    Penn State funding remains constant in governor's budget proposal

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    But he also gives a nod to his battles with the Legislature's huge Republican majorities, which have rejected billions of dollars in tax increases sought by Wolf and forced him to adopt more austerity in budget-making. The governor also is proposing $50 million for career and technical education in high schools and colleges. Solanco and Elizabethtown Area school districts, on the other hand, would get a less than 1 percent increase in basic education funding.
  • Senate reaches budget agreement-but House Dems still want action on DACA

    Senate reaches budget agreement-but House Dems still want action on DACA

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    The BBC says that many Democrats are unhappy with the bill, as it fails to address the issue of immigration . Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., pitched the agreement to a divided GOP conference. Pete Sessions, Texas Republican and chairman of the House Rules Committee, which sets the parameters for debate. "The bill "[doubles] down on the irresponsible mentality in Congress of spend-now-pay-later", Corker said .
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout clip

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout clip

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    The maneuvers he pulls off are unbelievable for someone who hasn't trained as long as a professional pilot. To nail those shots, a voiceover in the video says Cruise trained to become a helicopter pilot and worked "around the clock to reach the level of skill the sequence needs".
  • India thrash South Africa, takes 3-0 ODI series lead

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    Kohli, with 318 runs in this series so far, now also has the most runs for a visiting batsman in a bilateral ODI series against South Africa in South Africa . Kohli has been simply unstoppable in the 50-over format of late and Wednesday's match-winning effort was his fourth three-figure score in the last six ODIs.
  • Protect yourself: Get a flu shot today

    Protect yourself: Get a flu shot today

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    The department produces a Weekly Influenza Report for clinicians during the flu season. The CDC estimates there are tens of thousands of deaths each year from flu and pneumonia. That year, the CDC estimates 34 million Americans got the flu, with more than 700,000 hospitalized. Flu symptoms are pretty standard: fevers, body aches, coughing and chills.
  • Lucas was named 2018 Gerber baby. He has Down syndrome

    Lucas was named 2018 Gerber baby. He has Down syndrome

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    His parents entered him in Gerber's Spokesbaby contest after a relative pointed out an ad looking for submissions. Lucas is the first child with Down syndrome to win the title since the contest began in 2010. Bill Partyka, CEO and president of Gerber , says Lucas's smile and happy expression captured the hearts of the Gerber team. The boy has Down syndrome - the first to earn the coveted honor.
  • Uttar Pradesh quack accused of infecting 40 persons with HIV arrested

    Uttar Pradesh quack accused of infecting 40 persons with HIV arrested

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    Rajesh Yadav, the quack, was arrested from Bangarmau town in the district. "After speaking to the HIV-affected persons, the investigating team also found that they had received treatment from the same place", said P.K. People flocked to him in large numbers. An unlicenced doctor is accused of infecting 46 people in one district. According to 2017 data from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), India has 2.1 million people living with HIV.